Two kids died and two had been injured after sorcery practices had been allegedly carried out on them in West Bengal’s Malda district, police stated as of late.
The incident came about in Kadamtali village in Gajole police station space on Friday evening, an officer stated.
“The deceased boys had been elderly 5 and 7 whilst two sisters elderly 3 and 6 had been admitted to Malda Scientific School and Medical institution. An investigation has been initiated and the reason for the deaths is but to be ascertained,” district Superintendent of Police Alok Rajoria stated.
Oldsters of the youngsters, they all day by day wagers, have stated that sorcery practices had been carried out at the 4 girls and boys when they fell subconscious upon their go back from a close-by jungle on Friday night time. The kids had long gone there to play, they stated.
Initial investigation has prompt that the youngsters may have eaten some toxic end result within the jungle, a police officer stated.
Native Trinamool Congress MLA Dipali Biswas visited the village as of late. She additionally visited the youngsters within the health center. “This can be a case of superstition. The kids may have survived had the oldsters taken them to medical doctors as a substitute of sorcerers. I’ve recommended the villagers to shun such superstitious ideals,” she stated.
A scientific group has additionally been despatched to the village, well being officers stated.